With hundreds of programming languages available, how do you know where to start? Python is one of the most widely used and easy-to-learn programming languages. Python is used for a range of purposes: simple games that you can create in less than an hour to dynamic websites that take months and years to complete.
In this Zoom workshop, you’ll learn the basics of Python and create your very own coding activity! This workshop is open to students of any age who have very little or no experience writing code.
About the Presenter
Alessandra Hagarty is a software engineer at MITRE. Before joining MITRE, she was a classroom teacher, educator, student program director, and operations manager. After over ten years in education, Alessandra decided to switch careers and become a software engineer. She went back to school for computer programming and now works at MITRE developing software for a safer world. Having spent so much time working with youth in various educator roles, she is very passionate about STEM outreach and enabling students of all ages to follow their own passions, even if they don’t know what those passions are yet!